Cover: The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art, from Harvard University PressCover: The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art in HARDCOVER

The Image of the Black in African and Asian Art

Add to Cart

Product Details

HARDCOVER

$95.00 • £76.95 • €85.50

ISBN 9780674504394

Publication Date: 02/27/2017

Trade

456 pages

263 color illustrations

Belknap Press

World

  • Preface [David Bindman, Suzanne Preston Blier, and Henry Louis Gates, Jr.]
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction [David Bindman]
  • I. Africa
    • 1. Images of Africans by and of Themselves: Historical and Comparative Factors [Suzanne Preston Blier]
    • 2. The Body in African Art [Kristina Van Dyke]
    • 3. Masquerade in Sub-Saharan Africa [John Picton]
    • 4. The Image of the Black in Early African Photography [Christraud M. Geary]
    • 5. The Image of the Black in Modern and Contemporary African Art [Steven Nelson]
  • II. Asia
    • 6. The Image of the Black in Islamic Art: The Case of Painting [Robert Hillenbrand]
    • 7. The Image of the Black in India [John McLeod and Kenneth X. Robbins]
    • 8. The Image of the Black in Chinese Art [Don J. Wyatt]
    • 9. The Image of the Black in Japanese Art: From the Beginnings to 1850 [Timon Screech]
    • 10. The Image of the Black in Japanese Art: Nineteenth Century to the Present Day [Alicia Volk]
  • Notes
  • Illustrations
  • Index

Recent News

From Our Blog

Jacket: Why We Act: Turning Bystanders into Moral Rebels, by Catherine A. Sanderson, from Harvard University Press

Getting through a Crisis

How do we respond when a crisis occurs? And how do we know what to do? Catherine Sanderson, a renowned psychologist who has done pioneering research on social norms and the author of Why We Act: Turning Bystanders into Moral Rebels, tells us that we tend to look to each other for answers—and that’s why it’s important we model proper behavior for those around us. In October of my senior year at Stanford, I was in a

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.